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Do you know that For Otis Sake Rescues nationally but serves the local community?

In addition to our rescue efforts, we at For Otis Sake are also committed to improving the community we serve through the following special programs: 


  • Discounted adoption rates for veterans, first responders and senior citizens
  • Support for Hospice patients and their pets
  • Support for shelter to service dog programs
  • Support for community members struggling to care for their pets
  • Opportunities for kids/teens to give back through our Kids Up! Program which launched Spring 2019


Check out some of our recent events where we were out and about, spreading the word about For Otis Sake Rescue and our programs! 

Kid's Up! Humane Education Program

Cross Curricular Connections

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Our lessons and activities include reading, writing, research, math and science skills along with the humane education concepts. 

Health and Nutrition

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Part of being a good pet owner is knowing what to feed and what not to feed them to keep them happy and healthy. 

Safety and Dog Bite Prevention

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Reading dog body language and knowing when/how to properly greet a dog is important and helps prevent bites and other injuries. 

Program Kickoff with BEACON House

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We were proud to kickoff this exciting program in collaboration with BEACON House at their Cascade Elementary after-school program.

Pet Pantry and Doggie Packs

Way Station

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We are committed to serving all residents in Washington County through a variety of programs including our partnership with the Way Station.

Commission on Aging

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For Otis Sake is collaborating with the Commission on Aging to provide food and pet treats for individuals with pets who are struggling. 

Pet Packs

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Our Pet Packs are a extra large sized ziploc bag filled with small bags of dog food, dog treats, toys, bottled water and more.  These packs are carried by our team members to hand out to struggling community members. 

Local Events and Activities

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South County Strawberry Festival

Our team spent a day at the South County Strawberry Festival on June 22 making new friends and enjoying everything strawberry!

Sunrise Rotary Club guest speakers=, Jona French and Laurie Brewer

Guest Speakers at Sunrise Rotary Club Meeting

Fundraising Director, Jona French, and For Otis Sake Founder Laurie Brewer, were invited to speak to the Sunrise Rotary Club during their June business meeting. 

Sam's Club Bark-a-Que 5/19/19

Bark-A-Que with Sam's Club

Our partners at Sam's Club held a Bark-A-Que (5/19/19) in the parking lot with hanburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks for a donation! 

Wine Glass Painting with T&H Wine Designs

Wine Glass Painting with T&H Wine Designs

The wonderful ladies at T&H Wine Designs hosted a wine glass painting fundraiser for us at Barefoot Bernies on May 15, 2019.

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Washington County Gives Kickoff

Kicking off our Washington County Gives Day of Giving Campaign  with all of the other organizations... it's so exciting! 

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PetaPalooza at Frederick Fairgrounds

The FOS team joined a large number of other rescue groups and dog-related vendors at the annual Petapalooza at the Frederick Fairgrounds. 

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Howliday Bazaar Craft and Vendor Show

We had a large number of vendors participate in our Howliday Bazaar Craft and Vendor Show at the Boonsboro American Legion. 

Art for the Animals with Howard's Art and Frames

Art for the Animals

Our partners at Howard's Art and Frames invited us to be the beneficiaries of their annual Art for the Animals Fundraiser for 2018.